Posts Tagged "sports gambling"

Hayley Byrnes recently wrote a stunningly heart-wrenching article here on The Roar which highlighted the terrible dangers of addictive gambling. I’d like to discuss potentially ‘smart’ sports punting.

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There seems to be a disturbing new additional segment in the telecast of sporting events at the moment. That is the cut to a betting agency for the latest odds on the game, plus all the other odds and ends that you can bet on these days – i.e. the exotics.

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I feel so ashamed of myself. I had thought that I was a committed sporting fan, that I was really devoted to the spectating of quality professional athletic endeavours, and that I followed my teams with as much fervour and passion as anyone could ask for.

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Lately, everyone’s talking about gambling in sport. Live odds, sponsorship, stadium naming rights, exotic bets, relentless advertising… it’s in the news, on TV and radio, they’re even arguing about it in Canberra.

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During recent times I have noticed a huge spike in the prevalence of advertising relating to placing a bet on games when watching the football. Gambling has been always been part of sport growing up as a lad, but it was mainly isolated to horse racing.

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There has been discussion in the media recently suggesting that the government will ban advertising by alcohol companies for sports.

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